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Opening Day 2021

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Celebrate the start of the sailing season by turning the Hillarys Yacht Club GREEN & GOLD in support of our Australian Sailing Team on 9 October 2021!

We welcome all of our Members and non-Members as part of Discover Hillarys Yacht Club Month to join the festivities planned for the day.

  • Green & Gold/Olympic  themed Sail Past Event with prizes for the best-dressed boat
  • Live music by Duke Vox
  • Kids’ entertainment
  • Water sports demos

And, of course, the annual Commodore’s Cup Race!

We encourage everyone to take part in the fun and dress up in Green and Gold!

Admission to this event is free, with food & drink available for purchase.

The event schedule is as follows:

09:45 am Commodore’s Cup Race – Dinghy Division (Lasers & Optimists)
10:00 am Department of Transport
30 Second Challenge
Make a Difference lifejacket program
11:00 am Commodore’s Cup Race Briefings (Keel & CIC)
11:15 am Discover Sailing Centre Award Celebration (for 11:30 am start)
12:00 pm – 12:25 pm Welcoming VIPs, Members and Guests
VIP drinks & nibbles in Reflections
12:30 pm approx Official Opening Ceremony – VIP Jetty
1:20 pm Sail Past & Salute commences
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm VIP drinks & nibbles in Reflections
2:15 pm Keel Racing Division 1 Commodore’s Cup Race
2:20 pm Keel Racing Division 2 Commodore’s Cup Race
2:25 pm Keel Racing Division 3 & Cruising in Company Commodore’s Cup Race
5.30 pm approx Presentations – Marina Bar
6:00 pm till close The celebration continues! (Kitchen closed at 8:30 pm)

ENTERTAINMENT

12:00 pm – close Mobydisc Jukebox
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Barnyard Buddies
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Face painting
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Live band: Duke Vox

 

Details

Date:
October 9
Time:
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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